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Pick the Winners, Win Speedo Swag: SwimSwam’s 2022 Worlds Pick ‘Em Contest Is Here

How many races will Caeleb Dressel win at the World Championships? Now is your chance to show off your knowledge and pick the winners for big prizes.


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Maana Patel Lowers Indian Record in 100 Backstroke at Mare Nostrum Canet

22-year-old Maana Patel lowered her own Indian National Record in the women’s 100 backstroke at the Canet stop of the 2022 Mare Nostrum tour.

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What Makes Mare Nostrum One of the Premiere Racing Circuits of the Year?

Consistently for the past 2+ decades, we’ve seen some of the fastest non-championship meet swims of the year come during the Mare Nostrum Tour


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Michael Andrew Moves Through Mare Nostrum with Worlds on His Mind

After getting an enormous amount of racing in over the 3-meet circuit, Andrew will stay in Europe and prepare for Worlds

2022 Mare Nostrum Tour Canet – Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The 2022 Mare Nostrum Series concludes today at tour’s final stop in Canet, France, where several swimmers are looking to finish huge weeks atop the podium.

2022 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 2 Prelims Recap

The sixth and final day of the 2022 Mare Nostrum Series got underway Sunday morning at the tour’s third stop in Canet-en-Roussillon, France.

2022 Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Finals Live Recap

An action-packed night of swimming is in store Saturday in Canet-en-Roussilon, France, where the 2022 Mare Nostrum tour makes its final stop this weekend.

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Mare Nostrum Canet – Day 1 Prelims Recap

The final stop of the Mare Nostrum tour began Saturday morning in Canet, France, where rising stars challenged established Olympians. 

Top 5 Male Storylines Ahead of Mare Nostrum Tour – Canet

American Michael Andrew is ready to carry on his winning momentum from Barcelona to Canet for the final stop of the 2022 Mare Nostrum Tour.

Luke Greenbank Coming Off “One of the best blocks of training I’ve ever done”

With a front half of 56.52 and a back half of 1:00.36, Greenbank of Great Britain/Loughborough beat the next closest swimmer tonight by nearly a second.

Sophie Hansson Finding Success in Longer Breaststroke Training

Renshaw touched in 2:25.47 to McSharry’s 2:25.58, while Sweden’s Sophie Hansson was just behind in 2:26.70 for bronze.

Nicholas Santos: “My best time is 22.6… I think I can swim faster”

For Santos, he’s been as fast as 22.73 so far this season, a time which situates him as the #2 swimmer in the world behind Russia’s Oleg Kostin

Top 5 Women’s Storylines to Watch Ahead of the Mare Nostrum Tour – Canet

The Mare Nostrum Tour will wrap up in Canet this weekend, with key matchups featuring Maggie MacNeil, Sarah Sjostrom, and Penny Oleksiak.

James Guy on In-season Swims: “You have to swim fast at the right time”

After his races, Guy emphasized that in-season swims were good to practice, but the focus was is on swimming fast when it matters most.

Matt Sates Taking Slight Taper for World Champs, All in for Comm Games

Sates, who already did major damage on day 1 by beating Olympic champion Dean in the 200m free, got it done for 200 IM gold tonight in 1:58.31